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Jury Won't Punish Four Seasons Over Shatter-Prone Doors

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 6:27 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal jury on Thursday declined to award punitive damages to a woman who says Four Seasons Hotels Ltd. ignored patrons’ safety by failing to replace its shatter-prone glass shower-area doors.

The verdict came after a four-day trial on Diane Parker’s claims that the five-star luxury hotel chain’s management company knew a problem existed with its glass sliding shower-area privacy doors but consciously disregarded orders to replace them ahead of her April 2007 check-in to its Chicago hotel.

Her case, which was initially tried in...
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Case Title

Parker v. Four Seasons Hotels, Limited


Case Number

1:12-cv-03207

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

360(P.I.: Other)

Judge

Honorable Harry D. Leinenweber

Date Filed

April 30, 2012

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